Resources: A Mentor in Combat Veterans Court: Observations and Challenges

Administrative Office of the Courts (n.d.).  “California Veterans Courts: The Power of Mentors.” Available by e-mail from Michael Roosevelt, senior court services analyst and staff to the Veterans Court Working Group,

— (2010-11). “Innovation in the Courts: Orange County Combat Veterans Court.” Recipient of the Ralph N. Kleps Award for Improvement in the Administration of the Courts.­innovations.htm and

Cvetanovich, B., and L. Reynolds (2007). “Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act of 2007,” 45 Harvard Journal on Legislation 619.

Mullins, C. (2005). “Understanding Sexual Assault in the United States Military Culture,” 7:1 Connections 8.

National Mentoring Partnership (n.d.). “How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program Using the Elements of Effective Practice.”

Ogden, J. (n.d.). “Tailhook ’91 and the U.S. Navy.” Case Studies in Ethics: Teaching Notes, Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University, Durham, N.C.

Orange County Superior Court (n.d.). “Combat Veterans Court Mentor Guide.” Available by e-mail from Kimberly Parsons, collaborative court coordinator,

— (n.d.). “Combat Veterans Court Participant’s Handbook.” Available by e-mail from Kimberly Parsons, collaborative court coordinator,

Russell, R. T. (2009).  “Veterans Treatment Courts Developing Throughout the Nation.”  In C. R. Flango, A. M. McDowell, C. F. Campbell, and N. B. Kauder (eds.), Future Trends in State Courts 2009.  Williamsburg, VA:  National Center for State Courts.

Schingle, J. C. (2009). “A Disparate Impact on Female Veterans: The Unintended Consequences of Veterans Affairs Regulations Governing the Burdens of Proof for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder due to Combat and Military Sexual Trauma,” 16 William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law 155.

Stone, A. (2008). “Mental Toll of War Hitting Female Servicemembers,” USA Today, January 1.

Veterans Healing Initiative (2011). “Robert T. Russell, Jr.” Web page, Greenville, S.C.